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Taking out the trash
« on: June 12, 2013, 01:42:12 AM »
Just deleted a bunch of positive spam account and their threads/posts. And also removed some potential spam bots registered with weird email accounts such as "0034walashuka@d2899.com" (example). We're going to update the website's captcha and security to help keep spam bots from registering for accounts.

So if you recently registered to this forum using an obscure (not that that's wrong) email account, I've probably removed you by accident. Reactivation will not be possible. However, please re-register and tell one of the admins not to remove it.

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Re: Taking out the trash
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2013, 03:22:03 PM »
Josh and I are working on some more stuff...

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Re: Taking out the trash
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 01:49:59 PM »
Well they're not gone :D

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Re: Taking out the trash
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2013, 11:42:23 AM »
Well they're not gone :D
They are now, muh canadian nigga. 8)

We'll see if they come back.

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Re: Taking out the trash
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2013, 03:23:12 PM »
Done some more work on the Spam issue.
Reworked how new users register and added an extra level of security on top of the captcha.
Hopefully this will be the end of those pesky bots.